Euphemia Nicol

5 July 1839–2 May 1907 (Age 67)
Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Euphemia

When Euphemia Nicol was born on 5 July 1839, in Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Nicol, was 39 and her mother, Helen Dryburgh, was 39. She married Donald Mackay on 4 October 1869, in Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 2 May 1907, in Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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Donald Mackay
Euphemia Nicol
Marriage: 4 October 1869
Donald McKay
Thomas N McKay
Colin McKay

Spouse and Children

    Donald Mackay



4 October 1869
Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom


    Donald McKay


    Thomas N McKay



Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Nicol





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World Events (8)


Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 4

The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 18

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from a Scottish vernacular form of Nicholas .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Euphemia Nicol, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • Euphemia Nicol, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Euphemia Nicol, "Scotland Census, 1861"

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